D07 Department of Polymer Chemistry and Technology

Department of Polymer Chemistry and Technology

Functional Polymers and Polymer Nanocomposites for Sustainable Use and Biomedical Applications: i) Functional polymers for biomedical applications, ii) Polymers and polymeric materials from renewable resources, iii) Materials with permanent porosity, iv) Polymer-based nanocomposites, v) Study of polymers and plastics on environment, and vi) Applied and development research for industrial partners.

Representative Publications

  1. ŽAGAR, Ema, ŽIGON, Majda. Aliphatic hyperbranched polyesters based on 2,2-bis(methylol)propionic acid-determination of structure, solution and bulk properties. Progress in Polymer Science, 2011, 36, 53-88.
  2. KOVAČIČ, Sebastijan, PREISHUBER-PFLÜGL, Florian, PAHOVNIK, David, ŽAGAR, Ema, SLUGOVC, Christian. Covalent incorporation of the surfactant into high internal phase emulsion templated polymeric foams. Chemical Communications, 2015, 51, 7725-7728.
  3. KUNAVER, Matjaž, JASIUKAITYTE, Edita, ČUK, Nataša. Ultrasonically assisted liquefaction of lignocellulosic materials. Bioresource Technology, 2012, 103, 360-366.
  4. KOS, Tomaž, ANŽLOVAR, Alojz, PAHOVNIK, David, ŽAGAR, Ema, CRNJAK OREL, Zorica, ŽIGON, Majda. Zinc-containing block copolymer as a precursor for the in situ formation of nano ZnO and PMMA/ZnO nanocomposites. Macromolecules, 2013, 46, 6942-6948.
  5. REBOLJ, Katja, PAHOVNIK, David, ŽAGAR, Ema. Characterization of a protein conjugate using an asymmetrical-flow field-flow fractionation and a size-exclusion chromatography with multi-detection system. Analytical Chemistry, 2012, 84, 7374-7384.